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Forum interviews Andy Grove, co-founder of Intel and author of Swimming Across: A Memoir of his childhood in Hungary and migration to America
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Forum discusses the 30-year anniversary of the book 'Ecotopia' with author Ernest Callenbach.
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Forum welcomes singer Linda Ronstadt to discuss her new album "Adieu False Heart," which was recorded with Ann Savoy of The Savoy Doucet Cajun Band.
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Forum discusses recently released FBI files, which detail the bureau's activities at the University of California during the free speech movement.
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Forum welcomes Nobel laureate Wole Soyinka. His most recent work is "You Must Set Forth At Dawn," a memoir.
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Forum discusses the ethics, rationality and cultural meaning of suicide.
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Forum discusses the relationship between China and the United States.
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The show presents a discussion focusing on the achievements and challenges of mature women, as well as the factors which may contribute to their power and promise in late life.
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Forum assesses President Bush's nuclear agreement with India and its implications for non-proliferation negotiations with other countries, such as Iran.
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Forum talks with law experts about journalism shield laws and speaks with two San Francisco Chronicle reporters who face jail time for not disclosing the source of leaked testimony from the Barry Bonds steroid case.
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Forum discusses a new initiative by the Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency to cite employers who hire undocumented workers.
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Forum discusses the Arts and Crafts movement and its ties to the Bay Area.
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Forum explores the role of religion in influencing public policy issues like immigration, global warming and same-sex marriage.
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Forum discusses the opening weeks of the newly-reconstituted U.S. Supreme Court.
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Tony Kushner joins host Dave Iverson for a conversation about playwright Arthur Miller.
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Forum discusses genetic causes of cognitive impairments with experts from UC-Davis' M.I.N.D. Institute.
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Following the bipartisan passage of a universal health plan in Massachusetts, Forum assesses the possibility of a statewide plan for California.
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Forum discusses the history and process of constitutional amendments.
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Forum discusses journalistic objectivity in the wake of the war in Iraq.
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Form discusses the patient-therapist relationship with psychotherapist Irvin Yalom. Yalom is a professor emeritus of psychiatry at Stanford and is the author of 'The Gift of Therapy: An Open Letter to a new generation of Therapists and Their Patients.'
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Forum talks to author V.S. Naipaul about his latest novel, 'Half A Life,' which follows its main character from caste-ridden India to bohemian London in the '50s, and Africa in the last days of colonialism.
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Forum discusses religion, politics and the federal budget deficit with political commentator Kevin Phillips, author of "American Theocracy: The Perils and Politics of Radical Religion, Oil and Borrowed Money in the 21st Century."
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Forum assesses the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court of Review's decision that broadened the Justice Department's and the FBI's surveillance powers.
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Forum discusses "Censored 2007: The Top 25 Censored Stories."
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Michael Krasny talks to author James Frey about addiction, AA, and writing the great American novel.
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Forum discusses the future of the California Economy after last Tuesday's election.
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Forum discusses writing with author Jennifer Egan, whose latest novel is "The Keep."
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In the second hour of its special live remote broadcast from California Pacific Medical Center's Health and Healing Library, the show concludes with an examination of social, historical, cultural and philosophical perspectives on death and dying.
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A discussion with author Khaled Hosseini. His most recent work is 'The Kite Runner.'
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Forum discusses the role of the United Nations in response to the terrorist attacks with former Senator Timothy Wirth, now president of the United Nations Foundation and Better World Fund.
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Michael talks to author Tony Schwartz about managing energy to maximize performance.
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Forum discusses the future of satellite radio -- the new technologies being developed for satellite radio and how it may be impacting the radio industry overall.
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Forum discusses chemicals, carcinogens, the environment and health with Elizabeth Whelan, president of the American Council on Science and Health.
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Forum discusses education funding in California.
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Forum talks with New York Times Op-Ed columnist Maureen Dowd about her new book 'Are Men Necessary?: When Sexes Collide.'
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Forum discusses "Reconsidered Materials," an exhibition at the Exploratorium that questions our familiar associations with materials.
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An interview with essayist and novelist Joan Didion.
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The program highlights the San Francisco International LGBT Film Festival, which raises current issues facing the community including men who identify as heterosexual but engage privately in homosexual behavior.
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Forum discusses the ramifications of possible teacher strikes in Oakland and San Francisco.
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Forum takes a look at a recent national study, conducted by the Intercollegiate Studies Institute, of college students' knowledge of civics and American history.
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Forum welcomes writer Phillip Lopate to share some of his favorite film reviews and discuss the art of movie reviewing.
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Forum assesses the pros and cons of recruiting on school campuses.
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Forum invites listeners to call and discuss the U.S. military action in Afghanistan.
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Michael Krasny talks to children's media expert James Steyer about his recent book: 'The Other Parent: How the Media Shapes Our Children's Lives.' He is a lecturer in the School of Education and department of Political Science at Stanford, and chairman of JP Kids, an SF-based media company.
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A discussion with journalist Jay Allison and residents of the Bay Area about principles people live by.
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Forum talks with Christopher and Robert Scheer, co-authors of "The Five Biggest Lies Bush Told Us About Iraq."
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Prompted by Katie Couric's appointment as anchor for the CBS Evening News, Forum looks at the role of network and local news at a time when the broadcast audience is shrinking.
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Michael discusses how Democrats and Republicans are positioning their candidates for this year's presidential election.
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Forum talks with Lewis Lapham, the editor of Harper's Magazine.
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Forum discusses a proposal that would allow the federal government to negotiate with the pharmaceutical industry for lower prescription drug prices.
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Michael Krasny discusses string theory and its limitations with physicist Lee Smolin.
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Forum talks with the Republican candidates for Congressional District 9, which includes Oakland and Berkeley. The seat is currently held by Democrat Barbara Lee.
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Michael Krasny talks with local author Leo Litwak.
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Forum takes a look at truancy.
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Forum talks to monologuist Spalding Gray who is in town with a production of his award winning show 'Swimming to Cambodia'
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Forum takes a look at the cruise industry and the proposal to build a new cruise terminal in San Francisco.
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Forum discusses Congressional attempts to modify its rules.
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Forum discusses an outreach project that brings Bay Area families together through the creation of art. W. Oakland on Display African-American Museum and Library at OaklandApril 27th, 2006 – May 27th, 2006659 14th St, Oakland100 Families: Art and Social Change - culmination of all works: Oakland Museum of California January 20, 2007 - April 22,…
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Forum talks to author Vikram Seth. His most recent book is 'Two Lives, A Memoir.' (Pre-recorded program.)
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Forum looks at current gas and oil prices, as well as what controls those figures.
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Cynthia talks with author Bart Ehrman about his latest book, 'Misquoting Jesus: The Story Behind Who Changed the Bible and Why,' an exploration of how scribes changed the bible.
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Forum talks about the history and the future of the microchip.
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Forum talks about how the cost and accessibility of Internet services may change in the future.
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Forum assesses the privatization and the ownership of common wealth, intellectual property, and more. Just who may claim ownership of the Internet, the environment, biotechnology, or clear communication?
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Forum continues its California Reading book club series with a discussion of 'The Big Sleep' by Raymond Chandler.
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Forum takes a look at the diamond industry, from mining to retail, with journalist Tom Zoellner.
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Forum discusses the recent report on the University of California's pay system and disclosure practices.
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Friday Forum looks at the continued rise in reported cases of autism in California. The program also considers possible links between high-tech parents and high autism rates in Silicon Valley.
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Forum talks to Donny George, the chairman of the State Board of Antiquities and Heritage in Iraq.
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Forum welcomes novelist Jonathan Safran Foer to discuss his new work, 'Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close.'
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In light of President Bush's recent veto of a measure promoting embryonic stem cell research, the program examines the political, social and legal implications of the veto and assesses how California is independently developing this scientific investigation.
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A conversation with national book award-winning author Joyce Carol Oates. Her latest novel is "The Gravedigger's Daughter."
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The show discusses foreign investment and economic development in Africa.
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The program discusses the G8 summit and what participants, observers and critics hope will be accomplished at the gathering.
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